Native American Award for Valor, Courage and Bravery
Is there a Native American symbol awarded to great warriors for valor, courage, and bravery in battle much like the Silver or Bronze Stars awarded to soldiers? If not, can you make a suggestion? Th…
More Worry for Childhood Hip Dysplasia - International Hip Dysplasia Institute
There’s new information that children who had a totally normal hip may deteriorate if they also had a dislocated hip on the opposite side. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25183584 A report from Oslo, Norway followed 48 patients for fifty years after closed reduction and cast immobilization for a dislocated hip when only one side was affected. The other side...
Meriam Library Special Collections and University Archives | Meriam Library
Welcome to the Meriam Library Special Collections and University Archives, a unique regional resource of written and pictorial materials which document the historical as well as the contemporary issues of the 12-county region known as "northeastern California" as well as the history of California State University, Chico. Special Collections is composed of several "collections"
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Ho-Chunk woman Martha Lyons-Lowe Stacy (KaRaChoWinKah) holds her son James Stacy (NaHeKah). tragically James died at the age of two. Photo: 1904.
Joseph Two Bulls, Dakota Sioux, by Heyn & Matzen Photo, 1900
Joseph Two Bulls (name given only as Joseph Two), Dakota Sioux, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Copyright 22 June 1900 by Heyn & Matzen Photo, Omaha, Nebraska. No. 631. From the Library of Congress More Native American portraits | More Hein and Hein & Matzen photographs [PD] This picture is in the public domain
December 3 – Happy Birthday, Te Ata Fisher
Posted December 3, 2013 For more than 70 years, Te Ata Fisher brought to life the stories and folklore of indigenous peoples to audiences in the U.S. and Europe. More than 70 years! No wonder Te Ata was named Oklahoma's first “Official State Treasure” - and no wonder she was inducted into Oklahoma's Hall of Fame! Te Ata was born on this date in 1895 in the Chickasaw Nation (in what was then called “Indian Territory”). She was born Mary Thompson, a very boring non-Chickasaw-sounding name…
Eagle Catcher This man is thought to be Sioux, probably from Northwestern Nebraska. This is a posed shot. Full-sized eagles were not caught by hand, but in baited pits. Eagle feathers had special ceremonial significance to the Plains tribes. Photographed in 1907 by Edward S. Curtis
Katie Roubideaux, Rosebud Sioux, (1890-1991)
Katie was the daughter of Louis Roubideaux and his third wife, Adelia Blunt Arrow. Louis Roubideaux was a French/Lakota interpreter f...